Police on Friday fired live ammunition and tear gas on peaceful protesters at Kwara Command Headquarters.
Police clampdown on the protesters calling for release of Fresh Insight Publisher, Abdulrasheed Akogun and Dare Akogun of Sobi FM detained on Thursday over a petition of defamation written by the Chief Press Secretary to Kwara Governor, Rafiu Ajakaye.
The officials on instruction of Kwara Police Public Relations Officer, SP Okasanmi Ajayi arrested Editor-in-Chief of Fresh Insight, Ibrahim Sheriff and Ajadi Ridwan Hajard during the peaceful protest.
While Buhari Ahmed, the Publisher of Afrikaeye, Adisa Jaji of Informant247, Sola Shollyment and others were wounded.
Some Public Affairs Analysts have alleged Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of sponsoring the clampdown on journalists.